Presentation College of Applied Sciences, Puthenvelikkara focusing the formation of Intellectually Illuminated, Spiritually Enlightened, Disciplined and Dedicated citizens for the nation. Presentation College Puthenvelikara established in 2002 under the management Diocese of Kottapuram. It was a "vision come true" to the villagers who does not have much higher education facilities within their reach.
Holy Grace Engineering College was started in 2010 as the third prestigious educational venture by Holy Grace Foundation Mala. Holy Grace Engineering College is located just 2.5 km away from Mala Town which is the border place of Thrissur - Ernakulum district.
Carmel College Mala (Woman's College Mala), a first grade college for women under Calicut University stands nestled in an idyllic locale - walkable distance to Mala town - established in 1981 by CMC (Congregation of the Mother of Carmel) Sisters with innumerable support of well wishers.
Holy Grace Academy of Management Studies Mala (HAMS Mala), the fully residential B-School recognized by AICTE New Delhi and affiliated to Calicut University conducting PG program in Business Administration.
Jesus Training College Mala (JTC Mala or BEd College Mala), is a self financing B. Ed college, affiliated to the University of Calicut and approved by Southern Regional Committee National Council for Teacher Education, Bangalore. JTC Mala is the brainchild of His Excellence RT. Rev. Dr. James Pazhayattil, Bishop of Irinjalakuda. The college was formally inaugurated by His Excellency on 15th June 1995.
St. Joseph’s College for women is, however, more than a college situated in the heart of Irinjalakuda close to Kodungallur-Thrissur state highway. This institution seeks to graduate women as skilled, refined, innovative, service-oriented professional promoters of inter-cultural understanding and sustainable economic development. Ever since it was founded in 1964 it has been constantly evolving to respond to the educational needs of thousands of suburban women of mediocre means.
MET'S School of Engineering Mala (MET'S Mala or Mala Engineering College) was established by Mala Education Trust (MET) in 2002. It is accredited by the AICTE and is affiliated to the University of Calicut.
MES Mampad College was started in 1965 with Pre-degree by the Eranad Educational Association, later adopted by the Muslim Educational Society in 1967. The college was upgraded in 1970 with degree courses and in 1978, post graduate courses were introduced. The college affiliated to the University of Calicut, is considered as the best among the institutions run by the Muslim Educational Society and the premier educational organization of the Muslim minority in Kerala.
Jyothis College for Advanced Studies, Irinjalakuda is a well known educational institution functioning at the Catholic Centre, Irinjalakuda.